Zurich cancels capital return after loss

Swiss group suffers series of general insurance setbacks

Former spymaster to help fight cyber crime

One-time head of GCHQ will look at how prepared the City is

MetLife’s Sifi designation challenged

Judge says government assumed ‘worst of the worst of the worst’

Flood Re sets out plan for its own demise

Government body’s mandate intended to last until 2036

Lloyd’s of London fears Brexit damage

Leaving the EU ‘not a route to regulatory nirvana’

The Little Short shows problem for banks

Annuities and banks jostle to star in the credit crunch sequel

Africa Internet set for ‘unicorn’ title

Axa investment aims to tap growth in demand for online products

AllianzGI buys bond house from Old Mutual

Purchase puts AllianzGI in competition with sister company Pimco

The Bank of England, City of London.

UK fears rules harm insurance competition

Government calls for earlier review of Solvency II regime

George Osborne
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Osborne quizzed over banks taxes

Clarification sought on offsetting misconduct costs

Survey of FTSE finds Brexit complacency

Despite potential impact, few companies have contingencies for leaving EU

Pension firms ‘hide’ guidance services

Minister angry at lack of promotion for Pension Wise

Q&A: Insurance for flood-threat homes

£180m Flood Re scheme hatched between the industry and government

Age UK earning millions from commissions

Commercial arm of British charity promotes insurance, energy and funerals to elderly

Insurer Beazley HQ to return to London

Group reports tough conditions with catastrophe risk demand down

Munich Re jumps 4.5% on dividend rise

German reinsurer to pay investors €8.25 per share for 2015

China to restrict offshore insurance sales

Cap is Beijing’s latest measure to curb capital outflows

Wells Fargo in $1.2bn mortgage settlement

Bank cuts earnings after agreeing to settle DoJ mortgages claims

Insurance: small beans

AIA gets a scare but, probably, not much more

Tough task looms for Richards at M&G

Aberdeen executive will face difficulties halting outflows on joining rival fund group

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